Jennifer Sparrow

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs


101 West 31st Street, 7th Fl.

New York, NY 10009

Phone: (212) 652-2040

Fax: (646) 344-7269

Jennifer Sparrow, associate dean of academic affairs, holds a BA in communications and an MA in English from Michigan State University, and a PhD in English literature from Wayne State University, with a special interest in writers from the Caribbean.  Her essays on Caribbean literature have appeared in edited volumes and scholarly journals include Wadabagei and MaComère. With Elizabeth Nuñez, she co-edited Stories from Blue Latitudes: Caribbean Women Writers at Home and Abroad (Seal/Avalon Press, 2005).

Before coming to CUNY SPS, Jennifer was a professor and an administrator at Medgar Evers College, CUNY.

Recent News

Cuny SPS Student in Classroom

CUNY SPS and KCC Win Award to Help Students Complete Their College Degree

June 29, 2020

Kingsborough Community College (KCC), in partnership with the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), has been awarded $195,987 by the College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF) to boost students’ graduation rates.

Conversations With CAEL: Jennifer Sparrow, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for CUNY SPS

January 31, 2020

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Jennifer Sparrow, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, was interviewed by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning after CUNY SPS received the CAEL Adult Learner Impact Award in November of 2019.
High Impact Practices Book Cover

CUNY SPS Faculty and Administrator Collaborate in Groundbreaking New Guide to High-Impact Practices in Online Education

January 16, 2019

The CUNY School of Professional Studies’ Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Jennifer Sparrow and Professor Dr. Judit Török were recently published in the edited collection, High-Impact Practices in Online Education: Research and Best Practices.